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Report 2 (Published on: 12/01/2018)

Alert number: A12/0008/18
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Ruby Red
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal Ink
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the aromatic amines o-toluidine (measured value: 17 mg/kg) and 2-methyl-5-nitroaniline (measured value: 9.4 mg/kg).
Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.

The product does not comply with the national legislation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 30-ml bottle of red pigment
Batch number / Barcode: Batch Number 28.11.2014
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
 
Alert number: A12/0002/18
Product: Glue for false nails
Name: Brush-On Resin
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Sheba Nails
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The glue contains hydroquinone (measured value 0.05% by weight).
Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: A small white bottle with glue for false nails.
Batch number / Barcode: Lot nr. 0316
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Norway
  
Alert number: A12/0015/18
Product: Skin-lightening product
Name: Lightening Beauty Lotion
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: BSQ / Caro bright+
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains kojic acid (measured value: 2.7% by weight).
Kojic acid can induce skin sensitisation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Perfumed skin-lightening cream in plastic bottle, packed in cellophane.
Batch number / Barcode: 8713887000088, Lot: L 16351A
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0007/18
Product: Mobile phone charger
Name: KUĆNI PUNJAČ
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: +CLASS
Type / number of model: Model: 130 Qu Code: 06010014
Risk level: Serious risk
The clearance and creepage distances between the primary and secondary circuits are too small.
Accessible parts could consequently become live.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Mobile phone charger
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
   
Alert number: A12/0014/18
Product: USB charger
Name: USB Travel Charger
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Toti
Type / number of model: UA20
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is not sufficient and the clearance / creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuits are not adequate.
Accessible parts could consequently become live.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: USB travel charger. Sold in a white transparent package with text "USB Travel Charger with Lightning Cable".
Batch number / Barcode: 4779040333138
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0005/18
Product: Bunk bed
Name: Fire Truck bunk bed
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Furniture
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 1050
Risk level: Serious risk
The safety barrier is not sufficiently high and the distance between the top steps of the ladder and the side of the bed is too large.
A child could consequently fall from the upper bed or introduce the head in the opening and get stuck, leading to injuries or strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 747.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Bunk bed build as a fire truck with ladder in the back of the bed.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Denmark
  
Alert number: A12/0001/18
Product: Fishing baits
Name: Hackles mini cuttlefish
Risk type: Environment
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 315563
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic part contains cadmium (measured value 0.0676% by weight).
Exposure to cadmium is harmful because it persists in the environment, is toxic to aquatic organisms, can damage organs and may also cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Five plastic octopuses in different colours packed in transparent plastic.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: Norway
 
Alert number: A12/0004/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: LX-01
Risk level: Serious risk
The accessible wires have only basic insulation.
If the insulation is damaged, the live conductors can become accessible.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Lighting chain in the form of a bunch of flowers. Supplied without packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 8585201690035
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
   
Alert number: A12/0009/18
Product: Mini motorcycle
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Burns, Injuries
Category: Machinery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 49cc
Risk level: Serious risk
The prop stand can touch the ground during riding. There is no speed limiting device and the steering system is inadequate.
This can cause the rider to lose control over the motorcycle and fall.

In addition, there are sharp edges and angles on the fixing point of the prop stand and at the footrests and hot touchable surfaces.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 16029.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Mini motorbike with plastic fairings.
Batch number / Barcode: Serial or type identification: HB-PSB01, serial number: L85DR2FA5H1007176, serial number of the motor: 44F-6WLT2017020204
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0016/18
Product: Van / minibus
Name: Sprinter
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: e1*2007/46*0280*, e1*2007/46*0294, e1*2007/46*0299*, e1*2007/46*0300, e1*2007/46*0308*, e1*2007/46*0557*, e1*2007/46*1093* Types: 906BA30, 906BA50, 906BA35, 906BA50/4x4,906BA35
Risk level: Serious risk
The seat belt for the centre-left seat in the rear row of seats may not lock properly on account of a fault inside the seat-belt casing.
Consequently, a passenger sitting in the seat might be at greater risk of injury in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van / minibus
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 28 September 2017 and 29 September 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0003/18
Product: Modelling clay
Name: INTELIGENTNI plastelin
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product includes a small loose magnet with a high magnetic flux.
If a child swallows this small magnet and other metallic objects, they could attract one another causing intestinal blockage or perforation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: 'Intelligent' modelling clay with a magnet, supplied in a metallic tin.
Batch number / Barcode: 8594164760280
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
   
Alert number: A12/0006/18
Product: Toy pushchair
Name: Baby Car
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Starlet
Type / number of model: NO.68699 (on a packaging) 6346356 (on attached label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The locking device does not work properly.
The toy pushchair could consequently collapse during use causing the fingers of a child to be crushed.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy pushchair made with plastic tubes (diameter 11 mm) and textile seating. It is equipped with one locking device and packed in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 2023000002216
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0010/18
Product: Plush toy
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Toys & Gifts
Type / number of model: 5520200282
Risk level: Serious risk
The eyes can easily come loose, generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Light brown plush bear with scarf with paw prints, sitting, size: 33 cm
Batch number / Barcode: 8718902280414 / 2015DNT-045
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/0011/18
Product: Fancy-dress beard
Name: Barba Canosa
Risk type: Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: GUIRCA
Type / number of model: ref. 11511
Risk level: Serious risk
The beard is highly flammable.
If it catches fire, the child could suffer burns to the face.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Two grey beards. Cardboard packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 8434077115114
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0012/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Surprised Girls
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Beaut
Type / number of model: NO.LB366- (on a packaging) Art.No.MPF 18946 (on attached label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the blue-haired doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 33.3% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Set of two plastic dolls. Cardboard packaging with plastic window.
Batch number / Barcode: 5900368189469
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/0013/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Maxie Girlz
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: OKG622856
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 33.6% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic doll packaged in a cardboard box with window.
Batch number / Barcode: 6991206228562
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A11/0001/18
Product: Soother holder
Name: Waterproof pacifier clip
Risk type: Suffocation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: BUMKINS
Type / number of model: Model: Disney Mickey Mouse, PC-DMK97
Risk level: Other risk level
The garment fastener does not have sufficient ventilation holes.
A child playing with the soother holder could put the garment fastener into the mouth, where it could get stuck and lead to suffocation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soother holder consisting of a white ribbon with blue patterns, a metal clip on one end and a white rubber band on the other end. It is fixed to a cardboard label in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 14292998228, Batch: 01-2016-2578
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
    
Alert number: A11/0002/18
Product: Soother holder
Name: keep-it-kleen
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: RaZbaby
Type / number of model: PINK HEARTS, Item No: 417800
Risk level: Other risk level
The garment fastener can break generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soother holder consisting of a pink-white ribbon, a plastic clip with hearts patterns on one end and a white rubber ring on the other end. Packaging: blister with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: Lot:1607
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
   
Alert number: A11/0003/18
Product: Fancy-dress costume
Name: The Croods
Risk type: Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: Morphsuits / DreamWorks
Type / number of model: Modelnumber: KLCR
Risk level: Other risk level
The wig is not sufficiently self-extinguishing in the event that it is ignited by a flame.
A child could consequently receive burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: A complete morphsuit with a feather wig.
Batch number / Barcode: 887513004257
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
 





Report 1 (Published on: 05/01/2018)

Alert number: A12/1862/17
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Lining Black
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Intenze
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including benzo(a)pyrene (measured values: benzo(a)pyrene: 0.2 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 42.5 mg/kg).
Some PAHs are carcinogenic, including benzo(a)pyrene.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the level of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) does not exceed 0.005 mg/kg and the total amount of PAHs does not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with national legislation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Black tattoo ink, black plastic bottle with screw top.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch: BK135JMX40; Lot: SS 250; Exp. 1/31/2022
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/1864/17
Product: Soother holder
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Elodie Details
Type / number of model: 1) 103125, 2) 103146, 3) 103100
Risk level: Serious risk
The soother holder fastener breaks easily, generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke on them.
The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 12586.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Soother holders made of textile strap (different colors and patterns) with a metallic garment fastener.
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 7350041671251, 2) 7350041671466, 3) 7350041671008
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
 
Alert number: A12/1869/17
Product: Amber necklace
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: GALLMAYER
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The necklace is not sufficiently strong: the two parts of the clasp can detach and the beads may break, generating small parts.
A child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Amber teething necklace, packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/1872/17
Product: Soother holder
Name: Pacifier Chain Mini
Risk type: Choking, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Jollein
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The soother holder cord is too long and can wrap around the child's neck, leading to strangulation. Small parts detach easily from the soother holder.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Soother holder
Batch number / Barcode: 8717329325494
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Malta
 
Alert number: A12/1873/17
Product: Soother holder
Name: Soother holder
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Baby Ono
Type / number of model: 073
Risk level: Serious risk
The garment fastener breaks easily, generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soother holder
Batch number / Barcode: 5904341202879
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Malta
  
Alert number: A12/1877/17
Product: Soother holder with toy
Name: Diinglisar Wild, Tiger
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: TEDDYKOMPANIET
Type / number of model: 14862 Diinglisar Wild, Napphallare, Tiger
Risk level: Serious risk
The ears of the tiger head can be detached, generating small parts and giving access to the fibrous stuffing material. In addition, the garment fastener is too large.
A small child can put the small parts or the stuffing material in the mouth, causing choking, or can put the garment fastener in the mouth where it can get stuck in the trachea area, causing injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 12586.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)
Description: Soother holder with a soft tiger head, sold without packaging but cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: 7331626148627, batch code: 14862/101091
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
     
Alert number: A12/1586/17
Product: Child's hat
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: IKKS
Type / number of model: XK90010
Risk level: Serious risk
The pompons may detach from the hat. As a consequence, a child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Navy-blue knitted hat, lined with natural-coloured artificial fur, with ties with pompons at the ends.
Batch number / Barcode: 3605442569831
Country of origin: Vietnam
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1865/17
Product: Leather gloves
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Birreti
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value 270 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Women's beige leather gloves, size 7.5.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
  
Alert number: A12/1879/17
Product: Toiletry bag
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 74062
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic strap contains lead (measured value 0.19 % by weight).
Exposure to lead can result in severe and irreversible neuro-behavioural and neuro-developmental effects.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Toiletry bag in transparent, pink plastic, with a brown zipper and strap.
Batch number / Barcode: 7330878740627
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: Sweden
 
Alert number: A12/1880/17
Product: Rainhat Sou'Wester
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Environment
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 429297
Risk level: Serious risk
The rainhat contains short chained chlorinated parafins (SCCPs) (measured value 4,3%).
SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.

The product does not comply with the POP Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Blue sou'wester with white ribbon in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 7043134292975
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
 
Alert number: A12/1871/17
Product: Facial gel
Name: Lift gel activateur
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: NEWA
Type / number of model: 1.) 1058557 2.) 1058711
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains N-nitrosodiethanolamine (NDELA) (measured value: 126 g/kg).
NDELA is carcinogenic.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Tube of cosmetic gel for the face, sold alone or in a box-set including an electrical appliance for firming the face.
Batch number / Barcode: 1.) 7290014660434 , 2.) 7290014660441
Country of origin: Israel
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1867/17
Product: Battery charger
Name: Lead acid charger
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: H
Type / number of model: HW888
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate. As a result, accessible parts can become live.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Input: 110-240V, 50/60Hz, IPX0, Class II. Output: 12V, 6V, 2V, 1A
Batch number / Barcode: 2050003444460
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1857/17
Product: Armband for mobile phone
Name: Lightweight neoprene armb
Risk type: Environment
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Varde
Type / number of model: 615826-5
Risk level: Serious risk
The black plastic contains 0,5 % short chained chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs).
The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Black armband for mobile phone, transparent and black plastic in front and neoprene straps packed in a black cardboard box with plastic window.
Batch number / Barcode: 0261582610005
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
 
Alert number: A12/1858/17
Product: Pool shoes
Name: Slippers
Risk type: Environment
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 142765
Risk level: Serious risk
The strap of the pool shoes contains 0,8% short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs).
The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Blue pool shoes with white effect on the strap.
Batch number / Barcode: 7022810116590
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
 
Alert number: A12/1859/17
Product: Pool shoes
Name: Badesandaler
Risk type: Environment
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 314226
Risk level: Serious risk
The upper part contains 0,45 % by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs).
The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Blue and white pool shoes wrapped in transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 0231422609957
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
 
Alert number: A12/1875/17
Product: Lampholder
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: PO64812
Risk level: Serious risk
The protection against electric shock is insufficient.
The user could touch live parts whilst inserting a bulb.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60238.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Lampholder that screws into an existing E27 lampholder. It has a sensor that turns the lamp off/on with the daylight.
Batch number / Barcode: 5709557979948
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
  
Alert number: A12/1874/17
Product: Passenger car / van
Name: V-Class, Vito
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: EC type approval: e1*2007/46*0457*, e1*2007/46*0458* and e1*2007/46*0459 Type: 639/2, 639/4, 639/5
Risk level: Serious risk
The cabling under the front swivel seats can get caught causing damage to the cabling.
This could result in the unintended deployment of the thorax airbag when the seat is rotated causing injuries to the occupant.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car / van
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 7 June 2014 and 2 June 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1878/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Crossland X
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Opel
Type / number of model: EC-type approval numbers: e4*2007/46*1194*02 and e4*2007/46*1194*03
Risk level: Serious risk
Oil entry in the inlet circuit of the engine can occur caused by the pistons.
This could result in engine failure which could lead to an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Production year: 2018
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1881/17
Product: Wheel loader
Name: ZW65-6. ZW75-6, ZW95-6
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Hitachi
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: N050*07 Typ: E213 Sales descriptions: ZW65-6, ZW75-6, ZW95-6
Risk level: Serious risk
The fuel parts rubs against engine parts as a result of having been positioned incorrectly. As a result, they can wear through and leak in time.
There is a danger of fuel escaping and becoming ignited on contact with hot parts of the engine.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Wheel loader
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between November 2015 and March 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1868/17
Product: Elastic luggage straps
Name: PULPO 2 CIERRES
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Other
Brand: GERIMPORT
Type / number of model: 120 CM
Risk level: Serious risk
The straps easily detach from the carabiner when under tension.
This causes the elasticated straps to recoil and hit the user or a fixed load to fall, leading to injuries and accidents.

The product does not comply with the relevant standard BS AU 258.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Elastic straps in two colours with two fastenings and a carabiner at each end. They are packaged in a transparent plastic bag closed by a cardboard tag.
Batch number / Barcode: 8430540539647
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1882/17
Product: Firework
Name: Intense
Risk type: Burns, Injuries
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
Brand: J-FIREWORKS
Type / number of model: Battery of shot tubes
Risk level: Serious risk
The firework can fall over during use and cause injuries or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirement of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Battery of shot tubes with 19 shots. cat. F2. Brown paper packaging, with black drawing of a dragon and the words "INTENSE, power, prestige, perfection" on it.
Batch number / Barcode: JF 1604-16
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
   
Alert number: A12/1860/17
Product: Beach ball
Name: Liverpool Junior Club
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the ball contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 24% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Beach ball im red and white With Liverpool Junior logo printed on.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
 
Alert number: A12/1861/17
Product: Beach ball
Name: Lipton beach ball
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the ball contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 24% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Yellow, red and white beach ball with Lipton logo printed on.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
 
Alert number: A12/1863/17
Product: Plastic toy set
Name: My fashion dress up set
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Girlz club
Type / number of model: PCH-931
Risk level: Serious risk
The transparent material of the sandals contains di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 0,45 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Dressing-up set with high-heeled sandals, tiara, earrings, bow that can be attached to hair, neckless, small purse and gloves. Set is sold in pink, light blue and rose. Packed in cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 6438114532850
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/1866/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Girl New Style
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Tasso
Type / number of model: art.#398Q-9
Risk level: Serious risk
The doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 26.4% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic doll packed in a blister with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5901002004483
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/1870/17
Product: Skipping rope
Name: Skakanka
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: ADAR
Type / number of model: Item no.: 921904
Risk level: Serious risk
The skipping rope's string contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: up to 39.2% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage of the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Skipping rope consisting of a coloured string made of elastic plastic material and plastic handles.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5901271454569
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/1876/17
Product: Plastic toy
Name: Horse
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Playme
Type / number of model: Art. No. OTG0871381; SM7000
Risk level: Serious risk
The warning on the toy conflicts with its intended use. The shape and size of the ponies are indeed suitable for small children who could put them in the mouth and choke on them.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Set of six ponies made of soft rubber-like material. On the bottom of each toy there is a sound producing element which is activated when the toy is squeezed. Packed in a net bag.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 590779157577
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
     
Alert number: A11/0154/17
Product: Fabric doll
Name: Kantenhocker
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: ITEM NO.: 45819001
Risk level: Other risk level
Small parts can easily be detached from the toy (part of the textile cap).
Small children may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Fabric doll to be put on the border or a shelf, approximately 33 cm tall with soft sand filling, offered for sale without packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 5701390412002; BATCH NO.: 4510057140-20
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany